|Dx:||Hypertension, essential (primary)|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||2019-0: CV NOS, 2019-0: Cardiovascular NOS|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
This diagnosis is a part of ICD10 collection.
- Primary or essential hypertension is coded only if there is no discernible or known cause. If the cause is known, use one of the other options shown below. Essential hypertension usually is slowly developing over a person's lifetime.
Alternate ICD10s to consider coding instead or in addition
|Pulmonary hypertension codes:|
Candidate Combined ICD10 codes
- There are many possible causes of hypertension, see Hypertension, secondary, NOS for some possible causes.
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